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Melbourne (Most Liveable City 2012 & 2014)

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About Me:

Audio and Visual Nut

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Anything relating cutting edge technology, fitness and sports.

What I do for a living:

IT Manager

Headphone Inventory

AKG K7XX MassDrop First Edition
AKG K702 65th Anniversary Limited Edition
AKG K712 Professional Reference
AKG K812 Superior Reference
Audeze LCD3 Fazor
Audio Technica ATH-EW9
Audio Technica ATH-ESW9 Limited Edition
Audio Technica ATH-W1000 Sovereign
Audio Technica ATH-W1000X Grandioso
Audio Technica ATH-W1000Z Maestoso
Audio Technica ATH-W3000ANV Japan
Audio Technica ATH-W5000 Raffinato
Beats Dr. Dre Pro Detox Edition
Beyerdynamic DT880 Pro 600Ohm
Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 600Ohm
Denon AH-LA7000 (Wenge & Jena Cables)
FA-002w High Edition (Cherry Wood)
FA-002w Limited Edition Japan (Karelian Birch)
FA-003w (Zebra Wood)
FA-003 Ti Limited Edition Japan (Bog Oak)
FA-011 Orignal Dark Cups
FA-011 Latest
FA-011 Limited Edition (Peruvian Walnut 1/10)
Fostex T50RP (DBV3 Mod With Shure 840 Pads)
Fostex TH-900
HiFi Man HE500
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser HD 650
Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 800
Sony MDR-7550
Sony XBA-40
V-Moda Crossfade M-100 Black Matte
VSonic GR07 MKII
VSonic GR07 Bass Edition

Audeze LCD2 Rev 2.1 (Sold)
Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro (Sold)
Fischer Audio Eterna V1 (Faulty Left Driver)
Philips Fidelio X1 (Sold)
Sennheiser HD 210 (Sold)
Sony MDR-EX1000 (Sold)
Sony XBA-3SL (Sold)
Sony XBA-4SL (Sold)
V-Moda Crossfade LP (Sold)

Headphone Amp Inventory

β22 4 boards Balanced + Dual σ22 PSU
Objective2 (Diyaudio Aussie Group Buy Edition)
SPL Phonitor Black
Triad Audio Lisa III + Lisa Lab Power Unit

FiiO E5 (Give Away)
Little Dot MK IV SE (Sold)

Source Inventory

Apple iPhone 4S 64GB Black
Apple iPhone 5 32GB White
Apple iPod Video Class 30GB U2 Edition
Astro MixAmp Pro 2011
ASUS Xonar Essence One MKII DSD Muses Mod 2.0
ASUS Xonar Essence One MKII DSD Muses Edition
Practical Devices XM6
Tianyun ZERO
Turtle Beach Earforce DSS

Apple iPhone 4 32GB Black (Sold)
Emmeline RSA Predator (Sold)
Styleaudio Carat-Topaz (Sold)

Other Audio Equipment

ProAc Studio 100 (Clone)
ProAc Response 3.8 (Clone)

Audio-Related Tweaks

Modded the Essence One with Nichicon fine gold (FG)/WIMA (lower tolerance) audio capacitors.
Upgraded Essence One to MKII DSD and 11 Muses 01 Opamps
Modded the O2 amp with WIMA/Nichicon/Panasonic capacitors/Vishay military resistors.

Interests (non-headphone)

Performance Cars. Currently own and maintain a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2008 (Lightning Blue)

Mach3's Recent Activity

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The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 8:59 pm | 19941 replies | 988847 views
New Audeze LCD3
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 5:42 pm | 10658 replies | 778490 views
Audeze LCD-3 Impressions Thread
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 4:40 pm | 4040 replies | 229894 views
Mach3 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/31/15 at 9:33pm | 233 replies | 47102 views
Did Sennheiser just reveal the Orpheus successor?
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/30/15 at 7:10pm | 609 replies | 88997 views
HiFiMAN HM-901 visit pg 18. IMGS pg 19. NEW beta FW 1st page. . to the 901s. . .
Mach3 posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 8/30/15 at 7:14am | 3309 replies | 262989 views
Battle Of The Flagships (58 Headphones Compared)
Mach3 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/28/15 at 4:20pm | 5369 replies | 1065441 views
New DAPs from HIFIMAN: HM901U, HM802U, HM700s (and 2 new amp cards)
Mach3 posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 8/27/15 at 7:01am | 13 replies | 1480 views
HiFiMAN HE-500 = Waste of Money (and general discussion)
Mach3 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/27/15 at 1:57am | 267 replies | 15616 views


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